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left eight million people without electricity-- including new york city below 39th street. in new jersey, the national guard has been sent in to rescue more than 20,000 trapped hoboken residents. 100 homes burned to the ground in breezy point, queens. the largest single fire in new york city history. an entire town on the jersey shore has been submerged. it's an unimaginable tragedy where the scope of the damage is still unfolding. for those fortunate enough to be watching this show tonight, i urge you to visit redcross.org to find out how you can assist those in need. spoiler alert: it's money. (laughter) i'd also like to single out some heroes. like the nurses at n.y.u. hospital. (cheers and applause) after the hospital's generators failed, these nurses carried 20 newborns down nine flights of stairs while manually operating respirators. i can't even walk down nine flights of stairs without a spotter. (laughter) then there was this city worker photographed by one of my writers who, mid-hurricane, climbed a tree with a chain saw to remove loose branches that could have crushed pe
? >> in geneva as in new york city. >> but during the cold war when we were fighting the soviets our german scientists were better than their. >> different in different places. >> just want to make sure. explain to me again because i understand it when you explain it to me but the moment you leave the room it evaporates out of my head. >> coy explain that using science. >> okay, okay. what is the higg-bosan and why is it. >> so bag-- back in the day the early 60s fis quist-- physicists were try tounged stand the nuclear forces that hold together the nuclear a tomorrow and they couldn't. they kept coming up with this idea that it was spread out all over the place which it clearly doesn't so they came up with this bizarre-sounding idea that empath-- empty space is filled with an energy field every with. >> impossible. >> no, not-- we just got evidence that it's true. >> stephen: no, i'm going-- [bleep] because-- (laughter) >> stephen: it is not empty space if it is filled with something. checkmate. i wait your apology. >> this is why. these are supersmart scientists they figured out that even
: tonight new york after sandy. welcome to the city that never showers. (laughter) then mitt romney scores an unlikely endorsement, mitt romney from two months ago. and my guest david byrne and st. vincent have a new album called love this giant. it's a fan letter to chris christie. a new report says that paul ryan likes to shoot deer with handguns. and when he finds out who leaked that to the media that deer is going to get it. this is "the colbert report." (cheers and applause) captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: welcomed to report, everybody! thank you, ladies and gentlemen. stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen slarm stephen, stephen, stephen! (cheers and applause) nation, thank you so much. i am so happy you're all here with me in the wake of hurricane sandy. countedless people are still struggling. and before we go on i would like to address the millions in the tristate area without power. and i'm going to talk a little louder right now because i know their tvs aren't working. (laughter) power challenged nat
are new york rockers, like most of the city, i assume they're unplugged. please welcome david byrne and st. vin set. (cheers and applause) >> hey, david, nice to see you again, hey, thanks so much for coming. >> thank you. >> david this say return trip. >> yes. >> stephen: couldn't stay away. >> couldn't stay away, the weather is good. >> stephen: it's lovely, isn't it? i love things after a disaster. they say you can't have a rainbow until you have had a once every two century storm. thank you so much for come on the show. >> thank you for having me. >> now both you live in new york, correct? >> correct. >> okay, how are you dealing, dow guys have power? >> no. >> stephen: you don't. >> or water. >> stephen: you guys are downtown. >> yeah. >> stephen: i bet all those sellouts in the upper east side don't seem so stupid do they. your artistic ties are paying for your art right now. >> we went to brooklyn to take showers. >> stephen: really? >> yeah. >> stephen: i have a shower in my office if you want to -- >> annie. >> stephen: go up there. >> can i borrow it. >> stephen: why don't all th
Search Results 0 to 12 of about 13 (some duplicates have been removed)